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is not where we've been but where we're going. governor romney has a perspective that says if we cut taxes, skewed toward the wealthy, and roll back regulations that we'll be better off. i've got a different view. i think we've got to invest in education and training. i think it's important for us to develop new sources of energy here in america. that we change our tax code to make sure that we're helping small businesses and companies that are investing here in the united states. that we take some of the money that we're saving as we wind down two wars to rebuild america. and that we reduce our deficit in a balanced way that allows us to make these critical investments. now, it ultimately is going to be up to the voters, to you, which path we should take. are we going to double down on the top-down economic policies that helped to get us into this mess, or do we embrace a new economic patriotism that says america does best when the middle class does best in and i'm looking forward to having that debate. >> governor romney, two minutes. >> thank you, jim. it's an honor to be here with you.
, taxes and the future of health care. nbc's tracie potts is in denver for us. she has a preview. good morning to you, tracie. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. the pressure was on for romney to perform, to back up his ideas with details, taking on the man that even republicans called one of the most skilled debaters in modern politics. the point of this debate was to make differences clear on lowering the debt. >> you said you'd cut the deficit in half. it's four years later, we still have trillion-dollar deficit. >> the way we do is for additional cut, we ask for a dollar of additional revenue, paid for, as i indicated earlier, by asking those of us who have done very well in this country to contribute a little bit more to reduce the deficit. >> reporter: the president insisted romney would spend $5 trillion on tax breaks favoring the wealthy. >> math, common sense and our history shows us that's not a recipe for job growth. >> everything he just said about my tax plan is inaccurate. >> reporter: they clashed on wall street, whether banks should be too big to fail, and medicare. >> cu
economic theory of tax cuts for the very rich, despite the fact that he denied the existence of tax cuts or the existence of math. the notion that let's go to war on wall street -- go to war with "sesame street" but give wall street a big wet kiss. that's exactly what got us into this mess. >> that's not what they saw. i get the interpretation. you have a campaign to win. but what they saw was one guy who seemed to be someone they'd never seen before. he shattered the fiction of the advertising. he was a guy brimming with new ideas and energy. and they saw the president of the united states sleep walking. >> mike, i don't think -- >> let me finish. the tired contrast rang a bell. romney has ideas, and the president has no vision for his second term. and i think that's what hurt him. >> mike, i don't doubt this was someone they had never seen before. i think there were people in the romney campaign who had never seen this candidate. a week ago paul ryan was asked to explain the math of a $4.8 trillion tax cut. and he said i don't have time. mitt romney said we just don't do math. like mat
income taxes. he was asked what he would have said if that had come up in debate. >> clearly in a campaign with hundreds if not thousands of speeches and question and answer sessions, now and then you're going to say something that doesn't come out right. in this case i said something that's just completely wrong. i absolutely believe, however, that my life has shown that i care about 100%. >> president obama campaigned in wisconsin and sharply criticized romney's statements during the debate on tax cuts, education and outsourcing as misleading to the middle class, and the president had this to say about his opponent's plan for reducing the deficit. >> i just want to make sure i got this straight. he'll get rid of regulations on wall street but he's going to crack down on sesame street. thank goodness somebody's finally cracking down on big bird. who knew that he was responsible for all these deficits. elmo's got to watch out. >> and vice president joe biden was campaigning in iowa saying that mitt romney flip-flopped on his own tax cut plan that was the centerpiece of the go
% of the country don't pay federal income taxes or are dependent on the federal government. or romney's position on women's health issues. the president's surrogates tried to shift the subject to romney. >> romney says he's going to cut loopholes, but won't name them. romney said i'm going to place obamacare but won't say with what. >> romney clearly came to play, aggressive but polite. standing toe to toe with the with the. there were plenty of fireworks. >> you're entitled as a president to own your own airplane and house, but not facts. >> now, governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut on top of $2 trillion of additional spending for our military. >> i don't have a tax cut scale that you're talking about. my view is that we ought to provide tax relief to people in the middle class, but i'm not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> however, independent fact checkers say romney's tax plan does add up to nearly $5 trillion over ten years and would give the biggest breaks to the highest earners. the same groups sa
in florida, he focused on taxes and president obama. >> he will ultimately have to raise taxes on middle income taxes by $4,000 a year. >> reporter: since last week's debate, which romney is widely regarded as having won, both sides argued the other was dishonest. >> he was a little taken aback at the brazenness with which governor romney walked away from so many of the positions on which he's run. >> reporter: their truth war now on tv. >> not telling the truth about mitt romney's tax plan. >> this was dishonest. >> i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut. >> the governor knows his $5 trillion tax cut isn't too popular, so a few weeks before the election, he's trying to pretend it doesn't exist. >> reporter: president obama at a star-studded fundraising concert in los angeles sunday, heads to san francisco today with romney's poll numbers improving. >> they're looking very good. >> reporter: after the debate, reuters puts mitt romney within two points of the president. tomorrow we'll see both candidates in ohio. there's good reason for that. tomorrow is the last day voters there can r
-related. when we spoke with sapd within the past hour, the officer wondered if the city's still had its gang tax force if that task force was still intact. a group of friends were celebrating one of their birthdays outside a house. one of them tells us two member, gang members, he believes, barged into the party and shot and killed his friend. a man in his 30s with a wife and child. he doesn't understand why his friend would be targeted, says he wasn't a gang-banger. described him as being too old for that kind of lifestyle. >> we were hanging out. there was no gang-bangers involved. there was nobody that gang-bangs here with no colors whatsoever. just outside barbecuing. all you hear is about three to four guys outside koog barbecue, run into the house. and you hear, shots fired! the guy who got shot dropped in the floor. >> i grew up around the corner from the homicide out in dobern. this is the worst spike in violence i've seen in the time that i've been living here. and growing up in that area, we were exposed to violence. but it's something i've never seen. >> reporter: about four hours ear
to a strip mall. details of a new building. >>> the property tax loophole that could tack on hundreds of thousands of dollars. >>> and why it's the end of an era for a south bay holiday tradition. >> good evening. i'm jeff ranieri in the nbc bay area weather center. we're tracking that dangerous heat with some of the hottest weather gripping the east bay. right now holding on strong to 100 degrees in livermore and it's never been this hot this time of the year in these five locations. new records set in gilroy, santa rosa, concord, napa and san jose. let you know how long it's going to last coming up. >>> a target store and starbucks on toxic land could be happening soon. the future is moving in on part of the silicon valley's fast. it's a checkered past. scott budman did digging into a parcel of land with a toxic history. >> it means a lot to the history of this area for good and bad and tonight it's back in the news and back in business. >> a beef piece of silicon valley history is being bulldozed. one of its last remaining orchards going away along with a big part of what made this
taxes on small business, which will kill jobs. i instead want to keep taxes down on small business so we can create jobs. >> gop rival romney said his campaign has been rejuvenated following his strong performance last night. >> we're not even 24 hours removed from the debate, and the country's still buzzing about some of the things that happened in the debate. >> the first chance to see the candidates square off drew nearly 70 million viewers. many of whom might be asking themselves how much of what i heard last night is actually true. here to break it down for us is sam brock in tenant'sonight's " check." >> reporter: the debate had facts and some were misleading or blatantly false. all eyes on denver, colorado, as governor and president obama faced off in their first presidential debate. our partners at fact check say there were many repeated claims which stretched the truth. let's start with president obama's take on romney's tax plan. >> this is where there's a difference because governor romney's central economic plan calls for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> when president obama says th
including taxes, medicare and the biggie, jobs. with live team coverage of the debate and how it's being received we begin with steve handelsman in denver. >> reporter: jessica, thanks. here in denver tonight, mitt romney knew he had to bring his a-game. most of those who watched figured that's what he did. the pressure was on mitt romney who needed a turnaround tonight. president obama came into the debate ahead in every battleground state. with an estimated 60 million americans watching on tv, cable and the web, moderator tjim hehrer asked, can you put more people to work. >> he would cut regulations and taxes on small businesses. >> my priority is jobs. so what i do is i bring down the tax rates. >> governor romney's proposal that he has been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> reporter: which the president claimed would help the rich at others 'expense. >> the average mittedle class family would pay about $2,000 more. >> everything he just said about my tax plan is inaccurate. >> it's not possible to coming up with enough deductions and loopholes that only aff
of the deductions that he would eliminate to make the math work on his deficit plan and his tax plan. are we going to get those details in the course of the debate? >> well, you know, david, i wish you guys were just as tough on the president. the president says he's going to create a million new manufacturing jobs. he doesn't say how. he says he's going to reduce the long-term debt and deficit by $4 trillion. doesn't say how he's going to do it. let's be fair here. governor romney has laid out a direction and a vision for the direction of this country. he's not an accountant. he is not going to go line-by-line through the budget. but let's hold the president to the same standard and criticize him as well, because how does he create a million new manufacturing jobs, david? he hasn't told anybody the specifics of that. how will he reduce $4 trillion in debt? we're still waiting to hear what he thinks about simpson-bowles, which he commissioned. he's been the president and hasn't given us specifics. so let's be fair here. >> so that's really the approach then? you're a former prosecutor. you underst
. point number one, we have to eliminate the tax on dividends entirely. we need people to own dividend stocks. if they know they're tax free like municipal bonds, thin people will buy them. i trust the balance sheets of corporate america far more than i trust the government's balance sheet. this is hardly a reckless position and would encourage companies to reward shareholders by issuing and raising dividends. i would actually raise the tax make up for that lost revenue because i'm not irresponsible and reckless. i would actually raise the tax on capital gains. why? you get gains when you sell stocks. i don't want people to sell stocks. i want them to own stocks, not sell them. plus if you raised the tax on capital gains, the company that do these stupid buybacks would continue to do them, continue to waste is the shareholders' money like they do now. put the money in the owners' pockets, not the sellers' pockets, by encouraging saving, not flipping. point number two, we have to clean up these markets. clean up the markets and encourage people on the sidelines to come back in. make the
: doug is undecided. i'd like to see some details both from romney and obama mainly on tax policy. >> reporter: vice president biden charged team romney would hike middle class tax. >> how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. >> reporter: the republicans jumped on that. buried by obama? >> vice president biden just today said that the middle class over the last four years has been, quote, buried. we agree. that means we need to stop digging by electing mitt romney the next president of the united states. >> reporter: that's the kind of zinger sure to be heard at debate number one. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, denver, colorado. >>> and of course tonight nbc is going to have complete coverage of this first presidential debate anchored by brian williams along the best political team in the business. it all starts at 9:00 p.m. eastern, 6:00 p.m. pacific. >>> elsewhere, a judge in pennsylvania has blocked the state's stricter voter i.d. law from taking effect this november. after weeks of protests, the ruling means that voters in
spend $5 trillion on tax breaks favoring the wealthy. >> math, common sense and our history shows us that's not a recipe for job growth. >> everything he just said about my tax plan is inaccurate. >> reporter: they clashed on wall street, whether banks should be too big to fail and medicare. >> cutting $716 million to balance obama care is in my opinion a mistake. >> if you repeal obama care, and i have become fond of this term, obama care, if you repeal it, what happens is those seniors are going to be paying $600 more in prescription care. >> reporter: the fiercest exchange over health care and jobs. >> i just don't know how the president could have come into office facing 23 million out of work, rising unemployment, an economic crisis at the kitchen table and spent his energy and passion for two years fighting for obama care instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> we did work on this alongside working on jobs, because this is part of making sure that middle class families are secure in this country. >> reporter: president obama on defense. romney challenging his r
all be paying more in federal taxes next year. we'll have the details coming up in a live report. >> reporter: i'm bob redell live in san francisco. the blue angels aren't the only ones trying to break speed limits this week. we'll have a preview of the america's cup world series. that story coming up. [ taste buds ] donuts, donuts, donuts! who are these guys? oh, that's just my buds. bacon, donuts. -my taste buds. -[ taste buds ] waffles. how about we try this new kind of fiber one cereal? you think you're going to slip some fiber by us? rookie. okay. ♪ nutty clusters and almonds, ♪ ♪ almonds. ♪ fiber one is gonna make you smile. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing new fiber one nutty clusters and almonds. with 43% daily value of fiber for you. crunchy nutty clusters and real almond slices for your taste buds. >>> i tell you what, if congress doesn't act fast, almost 90% of americans will see their taxes go up in 2013. and it's a big deal here. that could be an annual tax increase of $3500 per household. brian mooar is live on capitol hill right now with what needs to be
. >> virtually everything he said about my tax plan is inaccurate. your title as a president, you own an airplane and a house, but not your own facts. >> the president did not seem to be on his game. can one night change the race? >>> "today" exclusive, matt's rare and revealing interview with facebook ceo mark zuckerberg, how does he deal with the spotlight? and does he take responsibility for his company's recent struggles? >> the question i ask myself and i hear over and over, if a company has a billion customers, how can they not be killing it making money? >> that answer as the social network reaches a major milestone today. >>> and remember the school bus monitor taunted by middle schoolers. what she's doing to turn her story into something positive today, thursday, october 4th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. i'm savannah gurthrie. >> we both had a late night. >> a lot of coffee. >> exactly. this debate as we know was billed as make or break for mitt romney. and by all accounts he made it last night, the
of things. mainly taxes, health care and jobs. romney, he went after president obama on obama care, saying that plan will just kill jobs. president obama, he fired back claiming romney didn't have a specific plan to replace it. they also talked about their plans for education. the president says romney's plan would take funding away from education to pay for tax cuts for the rich. >> and to pay for it, we're having to initiate significant cuts and federal support for education. that makes a difference. >> i don't want to cut our commitment to education. i want to make it more effective and efficient. and by the way, i've had that experience. i don't just talk about it, i've been there. massachusetts schools are ranked number one in the nation. >> the consensus is round one goes to romney. these two candidates will face off in round two. they'll meet again on october 16th, but first we have the vice presidential debates being held one week from today. >>> perhaps the harshest performance criticism of the night is being aimed at debate moderator jim lehrer who struggled to wrangle in the can
more in taxes for a total of $536 billion. taxes for a typical middle income family making 40 to $64,000 a year could go up by $2,000. >>> in california, governor jerry brown signed a bill that would allow half a million young illegal immigrants who qualify for the new federal work permit program to obtain driver's licenses. >>> near hong kong at least 36 people were killed when a boat filled with holiday party goers collide d with a ferry and sank. it is the deadliest accident there in years. police say six crew members have been arrested. >>> in canada fireballs rose from a warehouse housing highly explosive racing car fuel. scores of home had to be evacuated. no injuries and so far no word on what caused the fire. >>> the white house is lit up in pink to mark ok as breast cancer awareness month. new york's empire state building is also bathed in pink light. even buckingham palace in london has gone pink to support the campaign. >>> here san early look on how wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,515 after adding 77 points yesterday. the s&p was up three, but the
very clear choice. >> reporter: ryan was asked to discuss the specifics of the campaign tax plan. both romney and ryan have yet to tail how they would finance a 20% tax cut. >> it would take me too long to go through all of the math. >> that was kristin walker reporting. >>> it is time for fact or fiction segment checking the candidates claims against the facts. we will start with prauchl and his claim that taxes are lower on families than they have been in probably the last 50 years. that's not entirely true. average tax rates were slight lower in 1 '64, '63 and 2004. and mitt romney said college costs have risen 25% under the democrats that is not entirely true. college tuition for two year ands sup 23% but according to the education department when adjusted for inflation tuition is up 7 to 8% overall. >>> criminals who were sentenced to prison for life in california when they were juveniles could get a second chance thanks to a bill signed by governor brown today. more than 300 inmates are serving life without parole for murders they committed as teenagers. brown says the bill would
taxes, while congressman ryan swung back. >> how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class has been buried the last four years. >> the obama economic agenda failed not because it was stopped. it failed because it was passed. >> the university of denver will host the debate tomorrow. you can watch it here live on nbc bay area. the topic for this first debate is domestic policy around the moderator is jim lehr. >>> a massive recall for a list of popular peanut butter brands is expanding tonight. new mexico-based sunland is now adding more store brand names to its recall list. the company provides peanut butter and other nut products to major chains. some of the brand names include target's archer farms, safe waive open nature and fresh and easy. also on the list are nature valley, earthbalance and serious food. the recall first began after some people started getting sick after eating trader joe's brand peanut butter. the centers for disease control and prevention there are at least 30 cases of salmonella illnesses across 19 states. >>> it appears west and chicken soup are still
-- >> what will be the cost in terms of the tax incentives that you provide? what will the impact of that on the budget? >> the impact -- i do not know the specific number. >> so you don't know the cost. >> i think it's a wonderful idea to take it through piece by piece and -- >> that's what you have to do with legislation. that's exactly what you have to do with legislation. [cheers and applause] chris: i remember that. that was i think -- kennedy had already started to pick up speed in that campaign but that was the clincher. >> he was on fire there and there were people who gave romney some credit running against the formidable ted kennedy and that gave him some experience. i think where you do see that prickley side of romney, we saw it in the primary debates, certainly four years ago we saw it. when he gets prickley, it really reinforces the distance. not the warmth that his friends and associates say he has. chris: question, will he do like some people do, will he come on with a big -- what he thinks are monday morning news story, will he come out with a new idea, do you thi
raising taxes on the middle class has been buried the last four years. how in lord's name can they justify raising their taxes? >> reporter: the romney campaign quickly seized on that comment. arguing the president's policies have hurt the middle class. taking a breather from his preparations outside las vegas today, the president visited the hoover dam. >> it's spectacular and i've never seen it before. >> reporter: aides say he's been calling his family to unwind each night. while the two campaigns have gone out of their way to lower expectations, surrogates on both sides today acknowledge the debate will be a pivotal moment. >> i think it's important for viewers to get a chance to do comparison shopping. seeing the two candidates face to face, head to head. >> this debate can't be about decibels. what it does have to be about, particularly for governor romney, is details. >> reporter: romney who has 23 primary debates under his belt, says he doesn't like formal debate prep, says it feels too artificial. instead, opting for more casual practice sessions, where aides fire off questions. a
ticket's tax plan. >> how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. >> reporter: the romney campaign pounced on the word buried. campaigning in iowa, paul ryan fired back. >> vice president biden just today said that the middle class over the last four years has been, quote, buried. we agree. that means we need to stop digging by electing mitt romney the next president of the united states. >> reporter: later, the vice president did some damage control, clarifying his remarks. >> the middle class was buried by the policies of romney and that ryan supported. >> reporter: 24 hours before the start time of tonight's debate late tuesday, conservatives began circulating a 2007 speech by then candidate obama speaking to an african-american audience about victims of hurricane katrina. fox news host sean hannity prominently featured the video as a gotcha moment. >> it contains some of the most divisive class warfare and racially charged rhetoric ever used by barack obama. >> reporter: nbc, along with several other media outlets, covered the same s
about taxes and health care. the bar is high for the president and predicts romney's aggressiveness is not a fun balance. >> he has the facts. he drills you. he is tenacious. that is the difference between four years ago and this time. >> reporter: the bottom line, democrats say, is who has specifics. >> the american people at home are looking for details. i think you will see president obama continue to do that. >> reporter: nbc's latest poll puts the president three points ahead with romney gaining ground. >> voters are less likely to be hispanic and percentage of people 18 to 29-year-olds dropped. as a consequence of the po poll being slightly older, it moves to mitt romney. >> reporter: more interesting, the battle ground states. romney closing the gap in virginia and florida, but not ohio where the president is maintaining a strong lead into the debate. and despite what we found in the nbc poll, 4 in 10 americans are interested in the debates, but 60% are going to watch. tracie potts, nbc news. >> you can watch the debate at 6:00 here on the nbc bay area. >>> and meg whitman sa
more times on twitter, facebook than taxes. >> the good news from all this, people are still watching the debates on television, but now there's another way to connect. companies like united, and we just heard from that track these things think second screen viewing will bring more young people into the fold. fittingly, all of this on a day when facebook announced it's reached 1 billion users. raj, back to you. >> thank you, scott. for more coverage of this debate, go to we posted the transcripts as well as the analysis from our political experts. next up, the vice presidential debate which is one week from tonight. >> fast talk and lots of money. >>> how the combination is making a difference in the lives of thousands. it's a story that will bay you bay area proud. >>> and puppy love, that stolen puppy is back with its family, we'll tell you where the puppy was found next 37. >>> good afternoon, i'm jeff ranieri, live in san francisco right on the bay, in the epicenter of all the action. we have america's cup world series on the water right now. up above, fleet week f
is trying to neutralize the attack, over his comments regarding 47% of americans not paying income tax. and see themselves as victims. a view he now disavows. >> sometimes you say something completely wrong. >> reporter: only three weeks ago he said the comments were not elegantly stated. now he disavows the comments, perhaps in time for the debate when president obama is expected to be ready for attack. >> thank you. >>> sue herrera has visited us from cnbc headquarters today here in our studios, by the way, the markets reacted in a big way today as job news, stocks closed at the highest level today in nearly five years, as you sue, know, all too well. what does it mean? >> i think it was a good report in one sense in that the economy is continuing to add jobs, but it was not a great report. we need to continue to see better numbers than this. 150 or 200,000 new jobs created for the next few months to get us back to levels of much better employment. it is a start, but not a great report. it is a start but not a good report. >> as we saw in andrea's set-up piece, the combination of the
in the bay area. on a different subject, the president accused romney of proposing a $5 trillion tax cut. the facts that that romney proposed $500 billion in tax cuts for 2015. >>> a huge success tonight for california-based space x with its first commercial launch to the international space station. >> and liftoff. >> the unmanned rocket is carrying a capsule with a thousand pounds of cargo including, listen to this, chak chocolate vanilla swirl ice cream for the three residents. it is scheduled to reach the station on wednesday and docked there three weeks before returning to earth. they are counting 0 them to restock the space station now the space agency retired the shuttle. the company is run by billionaire a cofounder of paypal that runs tesla motors. >>> right now we are talking to rob on the weather and whether it will stay gorgeous like it did this weekend. >> yeah. we did have some beautiful weather. most of the highs inleft hand in the mid-70s. looks like we saved the nicest weather for the big bay area weekend. it is chilly out there. low 50s already in santa rosa. mid-40s by
capital and have cuts in spending that are meaningful and then you have to raise taxes and close loopholes. you have to have all three working in concert to deleverage out of the system we are in. $40 billion makes sense to me. q with e 3 makes sense to me up to a point. i noted in the minutes that i would read from the minutes that if unemployment is above say 6 1/2% and inflation is below 3% you are going to see qe-3 from one month to the next. once you get close to the numbers i think they will shut it down. $40 billion a month will inflate the monetary supply by 15% a year. that's not something we are accustom to seeing. we are deleveraging. at some point inflation creeps in to the process. >>> what about the civil suit that we saw? we saw a civil suit by new york state attorney general against jpmorgapapmorgan chase. they are alleging fraud in the bear sterns business in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in 2008. first, do you think this is a day late and dollar short and is it fair to target jpmorgan chase since they were forced to acquire the company during the financial crisis
with a controversial proposal. a property tax hike. >> we asked the community for five years of support. so it's a five-year tax. it equals about 21 dollars per year on a $300,000 home. >> ballot initiative 1-a came to a vote in november 2010. surprisingly, it passed. in its first year, 1-a raised $5 million. one of its beneficiaries, the windemuller family. with diane still unemployed, their rental assistance is extended until march 2012. but in return, hhs demands proof that the family is now living on a strict budget. >> they wanted accountability for sure. and they asked us to cut back and cut back and cut as much as possible. >> lord, we thank you for this day. amen. >> so the family eliminates vacations, dinners out, and afterschool activities for the kids. they cancel their cable, downgrade their internet service, stop using credit cards, and start shopping for clothes in shoplift stothrift s decide to keep the suv. is the suv a reminder of old days? >> yes. solid middle class people. >> that solid middle class life feels like a distant memory now. so to save money, diane musters up the nerve to
. >> he says anybody working in the united states pays into medicare and pays federal and state taxes and should be entitled to this treatment. >>> okay, pick your players, the gia giants, eagles. >> and even if you're not a sailor, it is still ease to watch america's cup. there is an exclusive look at today's action. >> reporter: hey, thank you, a big weekend here in the bay area also means a big two days of raising the america's world cup series. the fleet racing today saw terry hutchison take a victory, as well as ben ainsley. but the matchup was great work. on a day where we saw natalie coglin riding with new zealand's team, ben ainsley takes the second week of the round two, cup series, we found the most winning skipper supporting the giants into the post season with the fs logo on his boat. and what looked like victory, it was ruled he had not correctly rounded mark four and thus didn't finish. so thus, the swedish team advances to the finals to take on the crew. the final four and the championship finals of match racing set for saturday on the bay. now keep in mind we will have
: the campaign launching a new attack ad. >> this was dishonest. >> i'm not in favor of a $5 billion tax cut. >> reporter: and after romney took aim at sesame street -- >> i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs, i'm going to stop other things -- i like pbs. i like big bird. >> reporter: big bird stayed way up past his bedtime to appear on "saturday night live." >> do you have any political statement you would like to make? >> no, i don't want to ruffle any feathers. >> reporter: first up here in los angeles, president obama will attend a small fundraiser with former president bill clinton and then he will attend a production at the theater tonight. vice president joe biden is getting ready for thursday night, and it is somewhat in damage control mode. lester? >> we want to turn now to our political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd. chuck, the debate, the positive numbers we noted potential game changers for both candidates last week, how do you expect they'll try to build off this week? >> they're trying to go on the air using the debate in tv advertisements to try to so
% and against showing his personal taxes. was there a reason obama didn't want 70 million people to know his best case? finally, rematch. will the town hall format of the next debate give barack obama a chance to show greater empathy. and will mitt romney be just as good when people ask the questions? hi, i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today, abc's sam donaldson, nbc's andrea mitchell, msnbc s.e. cupp and joe klein. the new jobs report gives the obama campaign a much-needed assist after the debacle wednesday night in denver. the debate's closing statements told the tale. the president was down and mitt romney was up. >> you know, four years ago we were going through a major crisis, and yet my faith and confidence in the american future is undiminished. >> it's an important election and i'm concerned about america. i'm concerned about the direction america has been taking over the last four years. what kind of america do you want to have for yourself and your children? chris: and the impact wednesday night can be seen at least four ways. first the media consensus, from the l
care and federal and estate taxes and should be entitled to treem. among the things he is looking forward to is taking his daughter trick or treating for halloween. >> a lot of claps, the san jose civic has reopened after a $15 million renovation. chuck reed and city leaders head a ribbon cutting. among the upgrades a $1 million video system, a new plush seating. it was paid for by mostly redevelopment funds. >> it means a lot to our downtown businesses and our economy. people come to shows, they dine, may stay overnight so there is a spin-off just very excited. >> one person was missing from this ceremony, entertainer george lopez, organizers said his plane from southern california got delays. >> well, a lot of pressure on this one person. a million people that are descending. going to count on you tomorrow. >> you know, everything depends on what's happening outdoors with the big weekend. we're start of one of them on the deck of a vacant island. this gigantic ship, how about the green powered types of wind powered craft with the america's cup. they have wrapped up their competi
-to-head in their first dae bait. ta >> for 18 months he's been running on this tax plan. now five months before the election he's saying his big, bold idea is never mind. >> mr. president obama, you're entitled to your own airplane and own house, but not the facts. >> i think it's safe to say the president got trounced. it was the ugliest night. >> the president is going to have to stand up and deliver. he still has a big lead in a couple of key states, but that lead will evaporate quickly. >> he has to step it up. before the debate, we had a new nbc news wall street marist poll. the president up eight points among likely voters in ohio but just two points in virginia and statistically tied in virginia. >> as the late great tim russert would say, it comes down to one state for the romney campaign -- ohio, ohio, ohio. >> now, afghanistan is always in our thoughts. but last week, there was a special incredibly disturbing milestone. the total number of u.s. military deaths in the war eclipsed the 2,000 mark. and tomorrow marks the 11th anniversary of the war in afghanistan. 11 years. >> wow. the g
share. let's add up all the cash and investments. give $14.85 sans tax considerations but we haven't talked about the core business yet. right now it's trading at $15.82. in other words, when you consider the stake in yahoo! japan and the remaining stake in ali baba which is worth a bundle and the cash which is well, cash, then the market is valuing the core business, yahoo! search, yahoo! finance, yahoo! sports, these stocks, tremendous gravitas, at $1 a share. yahoo! believes it's worth $7.17 which means it it was to trade at $22. that's a remarkable, remarkable move you need to catch. it could be worth even more frankly. if you believe as i do that she has what it takes to turn this business around. again, i need to see mobile and i need to see social because that's where all the winners in tech have. bottom line when yahoo! was a headless company with no strategy for monetizing its assets it made sense for the stock to trade down here. now it has leadership and a turn around plan that we'll hear more about and the company is unlocking the hidden value like with ali baba. that m
jets. >> why wouldn't we eliminate tax breaks for corporate jets? my attitude is if you got a corporate jet, can you probably afford to pay full freight, not get a special break for it. >> now watch romney on defense. >> finally, military. the president's re-elected, you'll see dramatic cuts to our military. the secretary of defense said these would be even devastating. i will not cut our commitment to our military. >> if you're like me, you realize the general dynamics is at the fulcrum of both of these issues. if president obama is going back to that 2009 rhetoric, orders for gulf stream jets could be hammered. when you think of big defense programs that could be boosted by a romney presidency, go no further than general dynamics. you can see a real hit to earnings if the budget cuts become a reality. romney is unintentionally green lighting lockheed martin and grumman. now about half way into the debate romney gave us a fabulous short idea with this clip. >> you put $90 billion, like 50 years worth of breaks into solar and wind to solyndra and tesla and i had a friend who said you do
stamps. >> why is it if you take advantage of a tax break and you're a corporation, you're a smart business man. if you take advantage of something you need not to be hungry, you're a moocher. >> reporter: they sparred over health care. >> free market failed. >> you can have government regulation of it, just don't have them run it was be insaid but over the snail's pace of the livestream. after paying $4.95, thousands moved to facebook to complain. >> thank you for coming out to see us. >> reporter: after the debate o'riley and stewart apologized for the technical glitches and offered refunds and then in a show of surprising and unprecedented restraint, no victory dance around the ring. >> i don't think you can look at these things, you know, of this idea it's a match and there's a winner and the winner takes all. >> the display that you saw tonight is why america is america, you know. robust, creative, no holds barred. >> get off. >> reporter: half of the proceeds of that event will be going to various charities chosen by o'riley and stewart. one historical note here, savannah gut
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